19 August 2012

Cowes Week 2012 videos

Round-up from Day 7 at Cowes Week 2012
Cowes Online
Festivities gathered pace when racing finished in anticipation of the Friday night fireworks display, with 13 members of Skandia Team GBR, fresh from competing in theOlympic sailing regatta in Weymouth, joining the party. Report by Rupert Holmes/CWL.

Cowes Online

Primer to watch America's Cup in S.F.
San Francisco Chronicle
Ambitious looky-loos might try grabbing a nighttime beer at the Ramp, an informal restaurant in Mission Bay, or the Hi Dive, a restaurant and bar at Pier 28, two establishments that America's Cup sailors from Oracle Team USA have been known to drop by ...

San Francisco Chronicle

Getting ready for the races
San Francisco Chronicle
Once again this team will be the youngest team in the regatta, with an average age of 25. Its skipper, Phil Robertson, 25, guided it to eighth place overall in the last World Series. The Chinese have been involved in America's Cup sailing for just five ...

San Francisco Chronicle 

Coconut Grove's Shawn Harvey wins youth sailing national title
About 277 youth sailors from throughout the country competed during the four-day regatta, hosted by the Sandusky Sailing Club. Harvey was fourth entering the final day of racing, 13 points off the lead. Despite very shifty wind conditions, Harvey ...

Sailing: Cal 20, Day One
Gazette Newspapers
Friday was the first day of the 51st Cal 20 Class Championship hosted by Long Beach Yacht Clubwith a three race round robin deciding which of the 24 boats will race in the Championship Series and which ones will race in the Consolation Series ...

Wednesday Night Cruising with OCSC Sailing
News in photos
With the Bay Area preparing to host the America's Cup next year, interest in sailing in the Bay Area has never been greater. That interest can be seen at local sailing schools like OCSC Sailingat the Berkeley Marina. OCSC began with one boat in 1979 ...

Paralympian Paul Callahan sails for gold
Boston Globe
He completed his education at Harvard and pursued a business career at Goldman Sachs — until his first sailing experience revealed a deeper passion. Callahan, 56, is now the CEO for Sail to Prevail, a nonprofit organization based in Newport, R.I ...

Sandra Scott Travels: Sailing Through A Tour of The US Naval Academy
Oswego Daily News
Sandra Scott Travels: Sailing Through A Tour of The U. S. Naval Academy. Posted on August 18, 2012 by Contributor. John and I have always used the word Annapolis when talking about the U.S. Naval Academy. While the Naval Academy is in Annapolis, ...

Oswego Daily News

Why Agile Marketers Need to Learn How to Sail
Business 2 Community
For those unfamiliar with the America's Cup, think of it as the “World Cup of Sailing”. Even though next weekend isn't the “official” competition, I actually find it more exciting because this is where they widdle down all the respective “challengers ...

Smooth sailing: Boyne City yacht brokerage marks 25 years
Petoskey News-Review
Smooth sailing: Boyne City yacht brokerage marks 25 years. Email · print. Comments. 0. Cheryl Stackus - Saturday staff writer Petoskey News. 7:24 p.m. EDT, August 17, 2012. BOYNE CITY — Wes Dilworth loves boats, both his and others'. Dilworth's love ...

Mathew Belcher and Malcolm Page 470 Gold medal winners at London 2012
Sail World
Since the Olympic test event one year ago, we have won all regattas bar the SailMelbourne World Cup event late last year. Since that moment we have been unstoppable. The Olympic games was our eighth regatta in a row, which included two World ...

Sail World

Five Omani sailors for IODA African contest
Oman Daily Observer
MUSCAT — Five young sailing novices from Oman Sail will embark on an exciting new journey when they line up for the first time at the start of the 2012 International Optimist Dinghy Association (IODA) African Championships in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania ...

Oman Daily Observer

Cohasset Sailing Club hosts Fun Day
Wicked Local
This year's theme for Fun Day at the Cohasset Sailing Club was the 2012 Olympic Games in London! Teams from all over Cohasset's world competed in a variety of Olympic sports events to make the day fun for one and all. For photo gallery, see below or ...

Audi Hamilton Island Race Week launched
Sail World
Attending the prestigious launch event were distinguished guests and sailing's elite including London 2012 Olympics gold medalist and national hero Tom Slingsby, John Bertrand AM, past IRC champion sailors Stephen Ainsworth, Peter Sorensen and ...

Sail World

National Sailing Hall of Fame - Canadian Olympian is inductee
Sail World
National Sailing Hall of Fame - Canadian Olympian is inductee. 'Bruce Kirby'. The National Sailing Center and Hall of Fame (NSHOF) have announced the nine sailorswho will make up its 2012 class of inductees into the National Sailing Hall of Fame.

Sail World

Latest Sail News
Latest Sail News. Dublin Bay Sailing Club Results for 18 AUGUST 2012 · Dublin bay sailing club Results for 18 AUGUST 2012 BENETEAU 31.7 Echo- 1. Fiddly Bits (Kevin Byrne et al), 2. Prospect (Chris Johnston), 3. Prima… Bad Weather Forces Tallship to ...

Still not plain sailing on Poole Twin Sails Bridge
Bournemouth Echo
FIGURES revealed by Borough of Poole show the £21.6million Twin Sails Bridge is still causing delays to drivers and boat owner. The revelation comes as the authority celebrates news that the bridge has been nominated for a major award. And yesterday ...

Nick sails to success in schools regatta
Bury Free Press
Nick and Rory were also presented with the outstanding seamanship award for their boat handling when the main sail came down, while Nick was one of just eight to receive the president's award – a week sailing on the Sceptre, an American cup boat.

Bury Free Press

Laser dinghies handed over to Lyme Regis Sailing Club
Bridport and Lyme Regis News
MEMBERS of Lyme Regis Sailing Club's Youth Section were delighted to receive a grant of £8000 from the Club for Young People for the purchase of two Laser 2000 sailing dinghies. David Beer, commodore of Lyme Regis Sailing Club, took ownership of the ...

New cat class for Rolex Big Boat Series
Offering cutting edge grand prix racing, the Rolex Big Boat Series in San Francisco, scheduled for its 48th edition on September 6-9, is adding performance catamarans to the already dense roster of monohulls sailing in IRC and one-design classes.


Chester Race Week celebrates 11 Olympians competing and volunteering
Sail World
... position as defending Olympic Champion in the 2.4 metre class. Stuart Flinn, from the 1988 and 1992 Olympic Canadian Soling Team, dropped by Chester to visit a number of old sailing buddies and cheer on the competitors. Chester Race Week website ...

Sail World

DRYA celebrates 100 years
Royal Oak Daily Tribune
The sailboats are gathering around a Race Committee boat, marks to round are being placed and watches synchronized. Soon a series of flags on the Race Committee boat will signal which group of boats should start sailing for one of those marks—and the ...

Gold medal partially 'belongs to Israel,' says Kiwi Jo Aleh
Aleh, the New Zealand-born daughter of dual Israeli and Kiwi citizens Shuki Shukrun and Daniella Aleh, clinched gold last week in the women's 470 sailing event with her partner Olivia "Polly" Powrie. Her parents were on hand to witness the triumph. The ...


Yellow Sea International Yacht Race - Exhausting Leg 2 + Video
Sail World
Qingdao is the host city of major sailing events, such as the Extreme Sailing Series and the Qingdao International Sailing Week, and is now the second stop over of the Yellow Sea International Yacht Race. Team Sunny kept their lead since they rounded...

Sail World

Where to play Olympic sports around the country this weekend
The Independent
Events in the north include mountain biking for juniors in Kielder, a triathlon taster session in Bassetlaw (both on Saturday), and sailing on Sunday at the Pennine Sailing Club near Sheffield. In wales there are a range of different Olympic ...

Jeter helps US break world record at Olympics
Las Vegas Sun
The victory by Belcher and Page guaranteed that Australia will win more sailing gold medals than the strong, well-funded British team. That's a remarkable feat, although the British will lead all countries with five sailing medals _ one gold and four ...

Risks, rewards in sport, business
The skills of sailing fast and being strong physically would not get us to the next level in the sail-making trade or the business world. However, having an understanding of sail aerodynamics and rigging sailboats was an asset that could translate into ...


Audi IRC Australian Championship - Ready to win
Sail World
The new stand-alone format, which is endorsed by Yachting Australia, replaces the four part pointscore with one allowable drop and has been well-received by the sailing community. It has simplified the competition by creating a single event and opened ...

Sail World

More entrants sought for Aug. 26 regatta
The event will feature multiple divisions of sailboat racing, and sailing competition for spectator boats and canoes/kayaks. The regatta is open to all boaters, and the public can watch the races and attend activities at the club. "This is the boating ...

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Wednesday Night Cruising with OCSC Sailing - Contra Costa Times
By Bay Area News Group
With the Bay Area preparing to host the America s Cup next year, interest in sailing in the Bay Area has never been greater. That interest can be seen at local sailing schools like OCSC Sailing at the Berkeley Marina.

Williams Alum Among National Sailing Hall Of Fame Inductees
By InTheCac
Williams College has announced that Bob Bavier '40 is among the newest group of inductees in the National Sailing Hall of Fame. After earning the Ephs their Intercollegiate titles in 1939 and 1940, Bavier went on to have an illustrious career ...
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